put aside (one's) differences

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put aside (one's) differences

Of multiple people or groups of people, to forget about or put aside the things that one argues about, disagrees with, or dislikes about the other side, usually in order to achieve a common goal. It's really remarkable to see the two factions put aside their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to put aside our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
See also: aside, difference, put
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We just have to put aside our differences and unite to boost our economy.
"If we want to see a prosperous, developed region, we need to work together and put aside our differences. This is very important.
Joseph John shared that we may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race, so we should put aside our differences and work together for the prosperity and harmonious society for our coming generations.
Scotland expects us to put aside our differences and pull together for the common cause - to give a voice to the silent majority, to build a chorus across our nation."
We need to put aside our differences, and think not only at our national interests.
"We must put aside our differences and work together to meet the test that history has given us."
So we must put aside our differences, and work together to meet the test that history has given us."
Last week I and my Tory and Plaid Cymru colleagues put aside our differences in the interest of doing what is best for the future of the Welsh language.